An Eye-Gouging Christmas Tale of Trees and Revenge

"This Christmas the trees will fight back."

Otherwise known as Treevenge, the film is a veritable PSA for not messing with Mother Nature on Christmas because she will f*ck you up. We're not talking about some malnutritioned hippies with homemade signs here, no sir. Directed and produced by the same team as the forthcoming Hobo with a Shotgun (Jason Eisener and Rob Cotterill) Treevenge is a film whose concept and execution far exceed its low budget. A big hit on the indie circuit when it premiered last year, Treevenge exposes the "horrifying reality of the lives of Christmas trees."

Makes perfect sense when you think about it. But beyond its facepalm plot, this short boasts some of the most insane holiday-themed deaths that I've ever seen. The coup de grĂ¢ce, however, comes around the 14 minute mark when a screaming infant and a killer tree go face to stump... it will blow your mind (literally). If there's one new Christmas tradition you should make this year, it's seeing this film in its entirety.


  1. Zachary Kelley said...:

    I've yet to get around to seeing Treevenge, and I really must. Thanks for reminding me about this Yultide gem.

  1. Strange Kid said...:

    @Bugg: It takes awhile to "heat up," but the finale is definitely not worth missing. Let's just say that 'A Serbian Film' is not alone on it's all or nothing mindset.

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